A Liking for Lichen

A Liking for Lichen

I really do have a liking for lichen. It’s always so lush and green and has such interesting textures. Delish! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Peachy

Peachy

Two peaches sitting in a fruit bowl, up close and personal. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Colourful Greens

Colourful Greens

The vibrant colours of a gorgeous bunch of organic Rainbow Chard. Obviously it had to be photographed before eating. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Young Wattle

Young Wattle

Delicate young wattle just about to flower. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Winter Colour

Winter Colour

I saw this plant in flower shops all over Zurich providing some lovely warm, winter colour. I must say, all the shop displays in Zurich were stunningly beautiful and elegant. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Trees on the Avenue

Trees on the Avenue

With apologies to Richard Clapton. ;-) This was taken in Salzburg, Austria, a most beautiful town. I can’t wait to return. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

Green Bamboo

Green Bamboo

A beautiful copse of bamboo, seen at Melbourne Zoo. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, by clicking the link.

The Colour of Happiness

The Colour of Happiness

Is there a happier colour than the yellow of a daffodil in spring? Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Italian Lavender

Italian Lavender

Not only smells gorgeous but also an excellent burn remedy. Dab a little essential lavender oil on the wound to relieve the pain. Small superficial burns, obviously! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Double Daffodil

Double Daffodil

Gorgeous double daffodil signalling the start of spring in this part of the world. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

I Think I Can

I Think I Can

This is my own backyard in Melbourne, Australia. The tree is a weeping Mulberry which for reasons know only to itself has grown on this rakish angle. The Forget-me-not and the native violets (the leaves of which you see here) are self-sown. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Just Joey

Just Joey

The beautiful Just Joey Rose. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Lichen & Moss

Lichen & Moss

The mixture of colours, shapes and textures of the different lichens and moss. Taken on a friend’s property at Blue Top, outside Seymour, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Evergreen Magnolia

Evergreen Magnolia

Beautiful Evergreen Magnolia growing in my front yard. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Glistening Ivy

Glistening Ivy

Lovely variegated ivy glistening in the rain at Dryburgh Abbey, Scotland. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Misty Autumn Leaves

Misty Autumn Leaves

A beautiful avenue of trees on a cold, misty autumn afternoon in Salzburg. This happens to be the avenue Julie Andrews skips up singing “I Have Confidence” in the Sound of Music. I also visited Mozart’s house on my visit to Salzburg. Just saying. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Softly

Softly

Sunlight glinting off the grasses on the edge of the Yarra River, between Bridge Rd and Victoria St on the Hawthorn side, Melbourne, Australia Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

The Star of the Star Magnolia

The Star of the Star Magnolia

The intricately delicate stamen of the beautiful Star Magnolia. Taken in the garden of my old house in Hawthorn. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Little Green Stars

Little Green Stars

This beautiful lichen was clinging to the side of one of the many boulders on my friend’s property outside Seymour, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Going My Own Way

Going My Own Way

Reeds at the edge of Galada Tamboore Gorge Melbourne, Australia Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Misty Tuileries

Misty Tuileries

An avenue of trees in the beautiful, cold and misty Tuileries Garden, Paris. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Drought Breaks

Drought Breaks

Drought breaks at Blue Top near Seymour, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Dad's Rose

Dad's Rose

This is my dad’s rose, his ashes are buried under it in a pot in the backyard. It was his request, he wanted to be nearby. He even picked out the rose. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Brilliance

Brilliance

Glorious autumn colour at Daylesford, Victoria, Australia. There was so much of this stunning red vine around the whole area. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Basketful of Autumn

Basketful of Autumn

A fabulous basketful of quinces and one lone, red autumn leaf spotted at Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Winter Garden

Winter Garden

Wintery scene in the Tuileries Gardens, Paris. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

The Ballerina

The Ballerina

They’re a talented bunch down at Werribee beach. Singing dancing dogs and ballet dancing seagulls! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Strawberries

Strawberries

Didn’t grow these, sadly. A punnet purchased from the usual sources. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Supportive

Supportive

Reeds at the edge of Galada Tamboore Gorge Melbourne, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

On the Rocks

On the Rocks

Richly coloured and textured rocks at Galada Tamboore Gorge Melbourne, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Sparrow Line-Up

Sparrow Line-Up

This was taken by Notre Dame, Paris. There were not only a billion pigeons, there were also a billion sparrows. They looked so pretty sitting up there on that branch. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Sage

Sage

Delicious when sauteed in butter to a nice crisp and poured over homemade pumpkin ravioli. Yum! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Reflecting Allan's Flat

Reflecting Allan's Flat

The dam at Allan’s Flat, not far from Yakandandah in North East Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

River's Edge

River's Edge

Sunlight reflecting on the lovely ripples of the Yarra River, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Rosemary Blooms

Rosemary Blooms

Beautiful rosemary bush in flower in my garden. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Natural Naskhi

Natural Naskhi

While I was mesmerised by a swan putting on quite a performance my friend was intrigued by the shapes formed by the water plants in Lake Wendouree, Ballarat. As she pointed out, they resembled Arabic script. I found that the name of the Arabic script that we are probably most familiar with is called Naskhi. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Magic Faraway Tree Times Three

Magic Faraway Tree Times Three

This is some gorgeous organic rainbow chard. Shot from this angle each leaf reminded me of the Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards by clicking the link.

Lilac

Lilac

Some beautiful Lilac growing in the garden of my old house in Hawthorn. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Lichen

Lichen

Sorrento Pier, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags by clicking the link.

Ivy

Ivy

This beautiful ivy is growing on a nearby fence. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Japanese Windflowers

Japanese Windflowers

Taken in my own front yard at the old house in Hawthorn. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Inside, Looking Out

Inside, Looking Out

Interior of the wonderful Evergreen Magnolia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Dreaming

Dreaming

This was a gorgeous bunch of lilac dahlias. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Autumnal

Autumnal

Taken at the beautiful Villa Parma, Hepburn, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Star Magnolia

Star Magnolia

The beautiful Star Magnolia in my back garden where I used to live. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Smokey Town, Creswick

Smokey Town, Creswick

Smokey Town, Creswick, Victoria, Australia living up its name. Well, sort of, it’s not smoke so much as mist. On a very pretty autumn evening. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Agave

Agave

Such a photogenic plant the Agave. I really like the way this was backlit by the sun. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Allan's Flat, Victoria

Allan's Flat, Victoria

The lovely Allan’s Flat damn in north eastern Victoria, Australia. Apparently it is an old quarry filled in with water. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Apricots

Apricots

Any time a bunch of flowers comes into this house they get photographed! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

A Walk in the Sand

A Walk in the Sand

Can’t recall now precisely which part if the Great Ocean Road this was taken on but it is definately within proximity of Lorne! May in fact be Lorne itself! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Coral Red Roses

Coral Red Roses

Beautiful coral red roses from a friend’s garden. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Sorrento Sunset

Sorrento Sunset

Not your typical sunset shot. I rather like the atmosphere created by the black and white. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Climbing Camelia

Climbing Camelia

A gorgeous climbing camellia growing in the garden of a friend. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Boats on the Bay

Boats on the Bay

Boats on Port Phillip Bay at Sorrento, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Bathing Box

Bathing Box

Bathing box seen through the scrubby trees along the peninsular, Victoria, Australia. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Blue & Green

Blue & Green

… should never be seen. So goes the saying. Don’t believe it for a minute! Taken in my own backyard in Melbourne, Australia, a Cypress pencil pine against our startlingly blue back fence. Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.

Blueberries

Blueberries

Naturally this punnet of blueberries had to be photographed before consuming! Buy as Prints, Posters, Cards, Cushions, Bags, Print on Wood by clicking the link.